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ENB - Region 5 Notices 8/10/2016

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Notice of Tree Cutting and Public Comment Period

Draft Amendment to the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Intensive Use Area Unit Management Plan

This amendment to the 1999 Unit Management Plan proposes to relocate two parallel improved cross country trail segments, approximately 1,200 feet in length, from private land onto Forest Preserve. The trail construction would require two bridge crossings, and would require the cutting of 367 trees.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person until August 26, 2016. The Draft Unit Management Plan amendment is posted on the web at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/107185.html.

The Mt. Van Hoevenberg Intensive Use Area is located in the Town of North Elba, Essex County, New York.

Contact: Kris Alberga, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) - Region 5 Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 1115 State Route 86, PO Box 296, Ray Brook, NY 12977, Phone: (518) 897-1291, E-mail: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov.


Negative Declaration

Essex County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Draft Amendment to the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Intensive Use Area Unit Management Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves amendment to the 1999 Unit Management Plan proposes to relocate two parallel improved cross country trail segments, approximately 1,200 feet in length, from private land onto Forest Preserve. The trail construction would require two bridge crossings, and would require the cutting of 367 trees. The project is located in the Town of North Elba, New York.

Contact: Kris Alberga, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) - Region 5 Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 1115 State Route 86, PO Box 296, Ray Brook, NY 12977, Phone: (518) 897-1291, E-mail: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov.


Washington County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adirondack Natural Stone LLC Mined Land Reclamation Permit Application will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant for a new 40.3 acre life of mine dimension stone mine on an 87.94 acre parcel owned by the applicant. The site was previously used for agriculture and has not been previously mined. Reclamation will be restoration to meadowland. Minimal blasting and potential occasional screening and crushing may also be conducted. The project is located on State Route 4 in the located in the Town of Whitehall, New York.

Contact: Kevin R. Bliss, NYS DEC - Region 5 Warrensburg Sub Office, 232 Golf Course Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885, Phone: (518) 623-1286, E-mail: DEP.R5@dec.ny.gov.


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